Do read this. It got me thinking about the first glassware I painted.
I used to be envious of some of my artist friends. The ones who always knew what type of art and style or subject matter would be their main focus and never strayed from that. I thought there was something wrong with me as I was all over the map exploring. I spent years experimenting, and will continue to do so, but my focus got clearer, and now it brings up another issue. After years of packing and moving my older art pieces everywhere with me, often having no room to even unpack, yet alone display them — then feeling they’re too good to toss, yet having dealers tell you “old art can’t be sold…” — I’ve finally embraced “learning to let go of the old” and am now tackling “what to do with it all?”
I asked some artist friends what they do with their older work, particularly if…
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